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The economics of affirmative action

Author: Harry J Holzer; David Neumark
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2004.
Series: International library of critical writings in economics, 176.; Elgar reference collection.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Economics of affirmative action.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2004
(OCoLC)623849471
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry J Holzer; David Neumark
ISBN: 1843761173 9781843761174
OCLC Number: 54537209
Notes: "An Elgar reference collection."
A selection of articles from various sources.
Description: xxxii, 688 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark --
1. Employment quotas for minorities / Finis Welch --
2. The enforcement of equal opportunity laws under imperfect information : Affirmative Action and alternatives / Shelly J. Lundberg --
3. Will Affirmative-Action policies eliminate negative stereotypes? / Stephen Coate and Glenn C. Loury --
4. Mentoring and diversity / Susan Athey, Christopher Avery and Peter Zemsky --
5. Asymmetric tournaments, equal opportunity laws, and Affirmative Action : some experimental results / Andrew Schotter and Keith Weigelt --
6. Does the contract compliance program work? : an analysis of Chicago data / James J. Heckman and Kenneth I. Wolpin.
Series Title: International library of critical writings in economics, 176.; Elgar reference collection.
Responsibility: edited by Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark.

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